The Harmony Singers will debut their new Christmas Program at the Christmas Tea on Dec. 7. The program will begin at 1 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
The group has 30 senior singers ranging in age from 55 to 92 and performs four-part harmony. Programs offer a variety of well-loved standards, show tunes, and seasonal music. The group performs mainly at senior centers, churches, retirement homes, and social gatherings.
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The club’s third annual Fitness FUNdraiser will be Saturday, Jan. 13, at 2 p.m. The event will start off with Zumba (a dance fitness program based on Latin music). Yoga will be offered in the second half of the event.
Cost is $20; registration will be required. Look for sign-up details in December.
The club’s 6th annual Wine Tasting Night will be held at the club on Friday, Nov. 10, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The popular evening is presented at the club by The Ruby Tap, a wine bar in Wauwatosa. The event is a fundraiser for WWC and its philanthropic efforts.
Samples of more than 50 wines from a variety of vendors will be available, and favorite bottles can be ordered at the end of the evening. Light appetizers, beer, soda and water will be provided.
The event is open to the public. The admission price of $40 includes a wine glass.
For more information or reservations, log on to therubytaptosa.tocktix.com.
To pay for your reservation by check (payable to WWC), mail your payment to Holly Riedel, 8334 Stickney Ave., Wauwatosa, WI 53213.
Stephen Parr will present a classic Charles Dickens short story, “Dr. Marigold’s Prescriptions,” after a turkey dinner hosted by the club on Thursday, Nov. 16. The program will begin at 7 p.m. and dinner will be at 6 p.m.
The story focuses on a man in 19th century England who sells cure-alls from his traveling wagon. His daughter, Sophie, who is deaf and mute, assists him. The heart of the tale is the relationship between the two and the tragedy and triumphs it brings.
Parr is a seasoned actor who has performed extensively in theatre, television, and film for thirty years. He will play all the characters in the production.
The turkey dinner will include roasted turkey, stuffing, mashed and sweet potatoes, buttered carrots, and green bean casserole and cranberry sauce. Rolls and butter will be included. Desserts will be pumpkin and apple pies. Bunzel’s will cater the buffet style event.
Admission will be $15. Members and guests are invited. . To reserve a seat, please email email@example.com before Sunday, Nov. 12.
If you liked Downton Abbey, you won’t want to miss this month’s meeting featuring the new formal garden in Oshkosh inspired by the romance of English country estates.
Sheila Glaske, curator of horticulture at the Paine Art Center and Gardens, will introduce the beautiful grounds, highlighting their design and construction. She will speak Thursday, Nov. 2, at 1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The center completed the elaborate, 15,000 square-foot project in September. Its symmetrical design includes two fountains, stone architectural elements, two long pergolas, and planting beds.
The $2 million garden complements the historic estate’s mansion and art galleries. The center is on the National Register of Historic Places and welcomes visitors.
“Christmas in Tosa,” the highly successful fundraising event held for the first time last year, will return Saturday, Dec. 2.
The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. with appetizers, wine, beer, Christmas punch and much more.
Tables decorated with holiday china and lovely centerpieces created by club members will highlight the evening. The gala will include dinner, silent auctions, raffles and live auctions. The cost is $40 per person. Friends and family are welcome. The event supports the club and its service to the community.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve seats.
The Wauwatosa Children’s Theatre Players will present “Beauty and the Beast” at the club’s Oct. 19 meeting. Guests will have the chance to meet cast members after the production at an ice cream social.
The doors will open at 6 p.m. and the play will be at 6:30 p.m. followed by the ice cream social at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. Please call Kay at 414-254-4507 or email email@example.com.
The play is based on a fairy tale in which the beautiful Belle falls in love with an enchanted beast. The Children’s Theatre of Wauwatosa will stage the story at Longfellow Middle School Oct. 21 as the first production of its season.
Milwaukee chef Lisa McKay will serve lunch and discuss her recipes along with her culinary career at the first general meeting of the year on Thursday, Oct. 5, at noon.
The menu will feature chicken marsala with mushrooms in wine sauce, herbed rice and asparagus spears. Dessert will be cheese cake with homemade berry topping. Cost is $15. Please go to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a place.
Lisa has been the owner of Lisa Kaye Catering since 2007 and was selected Chef of the Year by the American Catering Federation in 2015. As chair of its chef and child committee, she is a leader in the organization’s efforts to fight obesity and promote healthy eating among children. Lisa also mentors culinary students and helps them complete required field experience.
She is a graduate of the Milwaukee Area Technical College culinary arts program and a Wauwatosa Woman’s Club member.